• Purchase of CELPE (Companhia Energética do Estado de Pernambuco), at a privatization auction, for the minimum tender price of R$1.8 billion.
  • The deal included a commitment to build a thermoelectric plant in the State, and a start was made on constructing Termopernambuco TPP (installed capacity 532 MW).
  • Construction of Termoaçu TPP started, a thermoelectric plant located in the State of Rio Grande do Norte in partnership with Petrobras (installed capacity 368 MW).
  • Creation of the trading company NC Energia.